A Life in Music

All-Steinway SchoolSeton Hill has a passion for music that extends from its founding to an unlimited future. A fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Music Department will unlock your full potential and help you develop the skills for a life, and a career, in music.

View a full list of programs in the Seton Hill University Department of Music below.

Department of Music Mission Statement

The Music Department at Seton Hill University seeks to educate musicians who will think and act critically, creatively, and ethically; who will develop a personal commitment to and become an advocate for the art of music; and who are prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities for careers in music in the twenty-first century.

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Fill out an easy online Request for Information form to learn more about the Music Undergraduate Programs.

The Seton Hill Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts CenterSeton Hill’s expansive Performing Arts Center will provide you with multiple performance venues, including the Carol Reichgut Concert Hall, renowned for its fine acoustics. You’ll also enjoy learning, rehearsing and using new technology at the Center, which is perfectly suited for music making at the highest levels.  Seton Hill produces a complete season of concerts and workshops every year.


Seton Hill offers a full range of ensembles, which are open to majors and non-majors alike:

  • Jazz EnsembleMusic Ensembles
  • Commercial Music Ensemble
  • Jazz Combo
  • Woodwind Ensembles
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Piano Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • String Chamber Music
  • St. Cecilia Ringers (Handbell Ensemble)
  • Griffin Marching and Concert Band
  • SHU Glee Club (Tenor/bass choir)
  • Setonia (Soprano/alto choir)
  • Sinfonia at Seton Hill
  • Una Voce (Chamber Choir)
  • Westmoreland Symphonic Winds

Auditions & Music Scholarships

Audition RequiredIn addition to the University’s requirements for admission, all music majors must audition to be accepted into the Music Department. Consideration for music scholarships is determined by the quality of the audition.

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Music Samples from Seton Hill Faculty & Student Musicians

Music Programs